Website Ford Motor Company

Hourly Production Team Member – Louisville KY Area
All Hours Scheduled – 40+
Job Description & Qualifications

Rate of Pay:
Starting wage rate at $16.67 per hour and up to $19.59 per hour dependent on assigned crew or shift.

Job Description:
Temporary Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package including Paid Time Off.  As full time, non-temporary/permanent needs arise, positions are first filled by converting Temporary Full-Time employees.  Across the US, the average time before a temporary employee converts to In Progression full-time permanent is 72 weeks. Conversion to full time, permanent employee status includes a pay raise based on the number of weeks worked, but at least to $17.51 per hour plus applicable shift premiums.  Pay raises occur every 52 weeks thereafter until full pay or top rate is achieved, plus additional benefits such as vision, dental, and legal service plans, as negotiated with the UAW.
Ford is strongly committed to the health and safety of all employees and has adopted essential Covid-19 safety protocols to ensure a protected work environment for all workers.

The hourly rated positions available at Ford Motor Company manufacturing or warehousing facilities are for vehicle or vehicle component assembly.  The production worker is required to assemble the vehicle or component part using the materials and tools provided in a predefined order and process. These positions may require the selection, manipulation, attachment of parts onto the vehicle or component using power or hand tools, hoists, or other equipment and machinery.

Job Requirements:
Willingness and ability to work on any assigned schedule, change shifts periodically, work more than 8 hours per day and/or work overtime, while maintaining good attendance.  Ability and willingness to learn and follow safety rules and procedures.  There may be intervals when full time hours are available and/or required.  Overtime compensation will be awarded when applicable. Ability and willingness to learn and follow safety rules and procedures.

Ability to perform manual labor, standing and walking much of the time, and with a certain amount of manual dexterity (the ability to pick up, handle, and manipulate) parts and materials quickly and accurately.  Use hand, power tools, or scanners to install parts on vehicles or vehicle components or locating and obtaining parts for customer orders.

Must be able to maneuver into, around, and about vehicles or components on an assembly line, or warehouse when performing stock keeping duties.  Tasks may require a certain amount of reaching, twisting, bending, and use of a PMHV or hilo.

Ability to learn, remember, and maintain pace of steps involved in performing a job after instruction, training, and familiarization with the tasks.  Ability and willingness to understand and follow instructions, both oral or in writing.

Ability to perceive differences in details, when inspecting parts or work performed, checking for defects or quality issues, or when distinguishing various parts/components by identification number or code.

Ability and willingness to work in a team environment, including helping co-workers, maintaining and promoting a safe work environment, treating co-workers with dignity and respect regardless of personal differences, and accepting and following instructions and requests from leadership.

A pre-employment assessment and drug screen are required.  No interview required.

This position offers opportunities for future career advancements and educational assistance for available Industrial Readiness Certificate Program (IRCP), the prerequisite courses for entry into the apprenticeship program.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Company provided premium for Hospital-Surgical-Medical care for the employee commencing the 90th day after hire.

The National PPO plan (healthcare coverage) is provided at no monthly premium to the employee

Deductible (Single/Family):
In-network – $300/$600; Out-of-network – $1200/$2100
In-network – 10%; Out-of-network – 35%
Out-of-pocket maximum (Single/Family):
In-network – $1000/$2000; Out-of-network – Unlimited
Office visit: In-network – $25 copayRetail health clinic visit: In-network: $12.50 copay
Telemedicine visit (BCBSM Online): $10 copay
Emergency room visit: $100 copay (copay waived if admitted, placed into observation care, or if sent in ambulance at the direction of Company Medical Personnel)
Urgent care visit: $50 copay
Prescription Drug Coverage
Retail and mail-order drug copays:Generic: $7.50/$15 per prescription
Brand name: $15/$30 per prescription

Life Insurance Coverage

Active employees: (Eligible on first of the month after hire)
Basic Life Insurance = $3,000
Accidental Death and Dismemberment = $1,500


Automatic enrollment in TESPHE, the hourly employee 401(k) plan, at an initial pre-tax contribution rate of 3%.
Eligible for Shift Premiums pay dependent upon assigned shift
Eligible for Holiday Pay after 90 working days
Paid time off after 90 working days
Company-provided classes for skilled trades apprenticeship
Immediate A, X, and Z Plan privileges – Vehicle purchase discount program

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